Архив за месяц: Июнь 2009

Daursky Biosphere Reserve sent an urgent call for support

Upon learning in May 2009 that construction was already halfway complete on a canal designed to divert a significant portion of the Hailaer-Argun River to Dalai Lake, researchers from Daursky Biosphere Reserve (part of the Dauria International Protected Area) sent an urgent call for support to the international conservation community. Scientists believe that diversion of this much water poses several major threats to the project site, downstream transboundary wetland areas, the Dalai Lake ecosystem, and biodiversity throughout the Daurian ecoregion.

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